Mom's Gooey Butter Cake

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Shelly Pruett

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@shellyp09

My Mom made this for years and has shared the recipe with many people, including my aunt, who gave it to her children, who modified the recipe and have opened a Gooey Butter Cake Bakery!

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The buttery flavor of this cake is so good that I just couldn't stop going back for more! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 65 votes

Comments:
Serves:
several
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 4 large
    eggs
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 c
    or 1 box powdered sugar

How to Make Mom's Gooey Butter Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Mix together dry cake mix, butter, and 2 eggs and press into a greased 9" x 13" cake pan, pushing the sides up slightly to hold the filling.
  3. For filling: Mix cream cheese, remaining 2 eggs, and powdered sugar, till smooth.
  4. Pour filling into crust and bake for 35 minutes.
  5. Let cool. Serve at room temperature. Store in refrigerator.

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About Mom's Gooey Butter Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American




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